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Upcoming Events

Whether you are a prospective or current graduate student looking to further their education and advance their career, we are dedicated to providing professional guidance as you continue your drive and enhance the knowledge and experience you already possess. We welcome you to connect with us!

Welcome to our Spring 2023 Virtual Open House Series

Are you interested in pursuing your master’s or doctoral degree? Do you want to learn how to advance your career? Each month’s open house will have an exciting theme and topic. From continuing your academic pursuits, career development, to exploring new opportunities, our monthly UofM Graduate School Virtual Open Houses are a great resource. We will have representatives from our programs, supporting departments, and community partners that can answer your questions about programs of study, opportunities, how to apply, career opportunities, etc. Ready to sign up? Click the link below to discover more and register for a Virtual Open House! 

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  • February 21, 2023: Virtual Graduate School Open House - Career Services & UMRF & Certificates
  • March 29, 2023: Virtual Graduate School Open House - Business, Technology, Engineering, & Law
  • April 13, 2023: Virtual Graduate School Open House - Education & Healthcare
  • May 24, 2023: Virtual Graduate School Open House - Humanities & Social Sciences
  • June 28, 2023: Virtual Graduate School Open House - Natural Sciences and  UofM Global
  • July 19, 2023: Virtual Graduate School Open House - Fall 2023 Semester FAQ with Financial Aid/USBS

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We are looking forward to connecting with you and sharing all of the benefits and opportunities that the University of Mempis Graduate School programs and certificates offer.

Virtual Information Sessions & Office Hours

Are you thinking about applying to the University of Memphis Graduate School? Do you have questions about your academic options? If so, meet us during our virtual office hours & information session. We would love to speak to you directly about any questions or concerns you may be facing.

See below for our graduate school staff members and their current virtual office hours and dates for January 23, 2023-May 31, 2023

Mar Newell, Graduate Admissions Counselor
Wednesdays 3 – 4:00 pm 

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Jameshia Jamison, Graduate Admissions Counselor
Mondays 10 – 11 am 

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Christie Rakestraw, Graduate Admissions Counselor
Tuesdays 3 – 4 pm 

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Connect with a Graduate Student!
Tuesdays 10 – 11 am (starting January 24, 2023!)
Meeting ID: 830 6009 1834 | Passcode: 404812

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Professional Development Seminars

Please visit the Graduate Student Association website for detailed information on the seminars being offered. 

Want to earn a free Graduate School stole to wear at graduation? Attend five Professional Development Seminars or Thesis/Dissertation workshops and earn a free stole. View the GSA calendar of events >

Thesis & Dissertation Defense Announcements

Learn more about the exciting research being done by our graduate students >

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